Posted on May 26, 2023 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The publishing experts we follow have plenty of business and craft advice to offer.
Here are the ones that we thought were can't-miss for our authors:
Five tips for building suspense in a spy thriller: Author M. P. Woodward, a veteran of both US intelligence ops and the entertainment industry, shares the writing lessons he's taken from that background (Writer's Digest).
Five thoughts on how crying shapes a story and characters: Author Benjamin Perry shares his takeaways from research for a nonfiction book about the science and social ethics of crying, in terms of how they translate into fiction (Writer's Digest).
The right way to ask a published writer for publishing advice: Elisa Bernick talks you through how to graciously request help from a fellow author (Jane Friedman).
Why your Amazon ads aren't working: Penny Sansevieri and Amy Cornell tackle the issue of underperforming Amazon ads in the latest episode of their Book Marketing Tips & Author Success podcast (Author Marketing Experts).
Business musings on rest: Kristine Kathryn Rusch looks at how checklists for when runners ought to take a day off translate over to writers (Kris Writes).
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